You have probably seen stained glass in the magnificent windows of churches or in the hanging lamps of cozy restaurants. Stained glass is an ancient art form dating back thousands of years to the earliest innovations in glass working. Today, contemporary artists and craftspeople push the boundaries of stained glass. So, what is stained glass and how is it formed?
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Aerial photography captures the world as most people never get to experience it.
Have you ever wondered where the name “cheddar cheese” comes from?
Most new presidents have an ambitious plan of action for their first 100 days in office. America's 46th President Joe Biden is already off to a running start with 17 executive actions in his first 24 hours in office. Among the important orders issued from the Oval Office are rejoining the World Health Organization and the Paris Climate Agreement. Both are UN-associated international groups where U.S.
How did you eat gummy bears when you were a kid?
In September 2020, a British bird watcher stumbled upon real buried treasure.
Nestled into a charming small town in the British countryside is Windsor Castle—the oldest continually occupied castle in the world. It is also the largest castle in which people still live and work. Thousands of tourists a day flock to visit the staterooms, chapels, and rolling grounds open to the public. Behind these public scenes, the castle contains extensive private grounds and royal apartments fit for a Queen.
In intellectual property law, public domain is a term used to denote a work free from copyright or whose copyright...
You probably know that there are three classically taught states of matter—liquids, solids, and gases.
While conducting a routine research survey of endangered giraffe populations, scientists working for the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) encountered a previously undocumented natural occurence. As described in a recent paper for the journal BMC Research Notes, two wild dwarf giraffes make history as the first documented members of their species to present skeletal dysplasia which renders them about half the height of their peers.
Public lending libraries developed in the United States in the latter half of the 19th century, and to this day...
Embed from Getty Images Author Jane Austen's most famous work, Pride and Prejudice, begins with an iconic phrase: “It is...